Acer K137 vs DELL M115HD

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Acer K137
DELL M115HD

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
250 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer K137 has a projector brightness of 700 ANSI lumens, however the DELL M115HD is only a 450 ANSI lumens brightness projector (250 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3D Edit
The Acer K137 supports 3D, but the DELL M115HD does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

17% quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K137 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 5dB quieter than the DELL M115HD (36dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

3dB quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Acer K137 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the DELL M115HD is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
2W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer K137 has an RMS rated power of 3W, whereas the DELL M115HD is only a 1W RMS rated power projector (2W lower).
One more number of built-in speakers Edit
The Acer K137 has two number of built-in speakerss, however the DELL M115HD only has one number of built-in speakers.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Acer K137 is 75%, however the average rating of the DELL M115HD is 68% (based on 4 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer K137 is 94%, however the average rating of the DELL M115HD is 80% (based on 43 reviews).
3 Reasons For
10,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The DELL M115HD is a 30,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Acer K137 is only a 20,000h lamp service life projector (10,000h shorter).
A lot lighter Edit
The DELL M115HD has a weight of 360g, however the Acer K137 is a 510g heavy projector (150g heavier).
29% cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL M115HD is £8.49 cheaper to run than the Acer K137. Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
10,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer K137 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the DELL M115HD is a 30,000h lamp service life projector (10,000h longer).
Does not support HDCP Edit
The Acer K137 does not support HDCP, but the DELL M115HD supports HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

A lot heavier Edit
The Acer K137 has a weight of 510g, however the DELL M115HD is a 360g heavy projector (150g lighter).
Higher running costs over five years by £8.49
Over five years the running costs of the Acer K137 are £28.84 which is £8.49 more than the DELL M115HD. Show assumptions.
11 Reasons Against
250 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The DELL M115HD has a projector brightness of 450 ANSI lumens, however the Acer K137 is a 700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (250 ANSI lumens brighter).
Does not support 3D Edit
The DELL M115HD does not support 3D, whereas the Acer K137 does. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

14% louder noise level Edit
The DELL M115HD is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 5dB louder than the Acer K137 (36dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

3dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The DELL M115HD is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Acer K137 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB quieter).
HDCP Edit
The DELL M115HD supports HDCP, however the Acer K137 does not. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The DELL M115HD has an RMS rated power of 1W, whereas the Acer K137 is a 3W RMS rated power projector (2W higher).
One less number of built-in speakers Edit
The DELL M115HD has one number of built-in speakers, however the Acer K137 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
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Older by over one year
The DELL M115HD is 17 months older than the Acer K137.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The DELL M115HD's average expert score is only 68%, however the Acer K137's is 75% (based on 6 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The DELL M115HD's average user score is 80%, however the Acer K137's is 94% (based on 14 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 41 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 28.84
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 28.84
Purchase price £ 497.97
Total cost of ownership £ 526.81
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 16.66
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 20.35

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.14T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.1T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens
BEST
450 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
0.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
0.03kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Projection Distance
0.60 - 3.20 0.97 - 2.58
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
17 - 100 0.76 - 2.03
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
30,000h 30,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h 30,000h
BEST

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 - 2
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.95 - 14.95
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
Objective Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.95mm

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1GB

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
36dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB
BEST
32dB
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
AAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,PCM,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
RMS Rated Power
3W
BEST
1W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1
Document Formats Supported
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 XLS
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 XLS

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour of Product
 Grey
 White
 Black
 Grey
 White
 Black
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
90W 52W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 42W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 120 - 230
 230
 100 - 240
 100
 120
 120 - 230
 230
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 80 0 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data EMC & ED, DRCHP

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
510g 360g
BEST
Height
41mm 36.5mm
Depth
116mm 104mm
Width
189mm 105.3mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
 User guide
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
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